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NYS Glamping

Want to relax and enjoy the great outdoors but regular tent camping isn't for you? Try glamping in cabins and cottages in New York State parks!
Many state parks provide glamping options such as cabins, cottages, and yurts. More locations for glamping in state parks can be found here. 1. Betty & Wilbur Davis State Park -…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/08/nys-glamping

Congrats New End-to-Enders!

The End-to-End Recognition Program acknowledges those individuals who complete the entire length of the Erie Canalway Trail, from Buffalo and Albany.
In 2012, Parks & Trails New York and the New York State Canal Corporation created the End-to-End recognition program to celebrate the achievements of the trail's long distance tra…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/08/congrats-new-end-enders

Touting Trail Tourism in Utica

PTNY and the NYS Canal Corporation will be bringing Bicyclists Bring Business to the beautiful Mohawk Valley in September, with the Evening Roundtable in Utica on Tuesday the 12th and everyone's favorite Bike-a-Round the next day.
2017 Bicyclists Bring Business Events Head to Utica Join Parks & Trails New York and the New York State Canal Corporation as we hit the trail to Utica for our annual "Bicyclists …… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/08/utica-baby

Big win for Hudson Valley views

The final days of the state legislative session produced good news for the Hudson River, with legislation passed in both houses to protect the River's environment and wonderful Hudson Valley views from increased oil barge traffic.
The final days of the state legislative session produced good news for the Hudson River, with legislation passed in both houses to protect the Hudson River's environment and the w…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/08/big-win-hudson-valley-views

Connecting Troy’s Trails

PTNY is working with local government and community groups in the Capital District to make safe, enjoyable, and efficient bicycling a reality for Troy.
The City of Troy has an award-winning complete streets policy that lays the groundwork for improving the bikeability and walkability across the city. Parks & Trails New York is wo…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/08/connecting-troys-trails-visitors-and-residents

More than 650 Cycle the Erie Canal

The 19th annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour was the largest and best yet!
On July 9, more than 650 cyclists departed Buffalo for the 400-mile trek to Albany along the Erie Canalway Trail. The 19th annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour was Parks & Trails New …… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/08/more-650-cycle-erie-canal

Plum Island one step closer to protection

A bill to prevent the federal sale of Plum Island in Long Island Sound unanimously passed the House of Representatives last month. Now it goes to the Senate.
A bill to prevent the federal sale of Plum Island in Long Island Sound unanimously passed the House of Representatives last month. Now it goes to the Senate. The 840-acre island,…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/08/plum-island-one-step-closer-protection

Losing Local Parkland

Every year New York State passes bills to alienate local parkland.
Every year the New York State (NYS) Legislature passes bills to alienate local parkland. Alienation is the technical term for the taking of parkland for non-park use. The process …… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/08/parkland-alienation